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Ted Woodward
July 03, 2017 - 11:27 am
Two members of the Kansas City Royals have been named to represent the American League at Major League Baseball's All-Star Game; the annual summer classic is next week in Miami. Royals starting pitcher Jason Vargas will be making his first All-Star appearance. He has a 12-3 record this season with...
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Peter Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
July 03, 2017 - 2:34 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alcides Escobar had two hits and two RBIs and Scott Alexander picked up his first major league victory as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Sunday. The Royals have won 15 of 21 games to move a game above .500 and into a tie with the Twins for second...
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Max Power
July 01, 2017 - 11:45 pm
The Royals split the rare day/night doubleheader against the Twins at Kaufman Stadium. 4 homeruns in game one powered their 11 to 6 victory. In the nightcap Minnesota used a 14 hit attack and scored 4 runs in the fifth, 3 runs in the sixth, and 3 more in the ninth to win 10-5. The series wraps up...
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Steven Branscombe - USA TODAY Sports
July 01, 2017 - 6:09 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Moustakas hit his 22nd home run and Alex Gordon connected for a three-run shot as the Kansas City Royals rallied from a four-run deficit to defeat the Minnesota Twins 11-6 in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday. Moustakas tied his season high for home runs...
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Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports
July 01, 2017 - 12:55 am
Shooting guard Ron Baker says he is returning to the New York Knicks. Baker wrote on Twitter early Saturday that he is "excited to be returning to the Knicks next season." Baker was an undrafted free agent out of Wichita State who appeared in 52 games for the Knicks as a rookie last season. Baker...
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Eric Hosmer - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
June 30, 2017 - 10:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas picked up his American League-leading 12th victory, Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 8-1 on Friday night. Vargas (12-3) tied Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers for the major league lead in wins and lowered his...
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Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports
June 30, 2017 - 10:36 am
American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco has issued the following statement on Wichita State University’s official July 1, 2017 entry into the Conference. On the eve of Wichita State University’s first official day as a member of the American Athletic Conference, I am extremely pleased...
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Drew Butera - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
June 29, 2017 - 5:51 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Michael Fulmer came within one out of a shutout, and the Detroit Tigers hit three home runs in a 7-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday. Justin Upton, Ian Kinsler and Andrew Romine went deep for the Tigers. Fulmer (7-6) appeared headed for his second big league shutout,...
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